PetroPeru Oil Spill In The Amazon

On 25 January, 2016 a pipeline breach happened due to a landslide. Now a second breach has occurred, and is under investigation. PetroPeru, is responsible for the spill, and will be sanctioned by the Peruvian government, the company may be fined $17M. The oil spill into the Amazon waterways is affecting over 8,000 people living… Read More

The TPP: Trans Pacific Partnership

Peru is one of the twelve member nations to be involved with the TPP.  What’s your opinion on the TPP?  How will it affect member nations, and what effects will it have on the people?  Please like, share, and comment below.  Comments are moderated.   The following are PDF files of the TPP, with Peru specific… Read More

XXIV Matsuri AELU 2015 Festival

Yookoso, Bienvenido, Welcome. This year I attended the 24th annual Matsuri AELU. Matsuri means “Local Festival” in Japanese, and nearly every shrine celebrates its own Matsuri. According to AELU (Asociacion Estadio La Union – Association Union Stadium) land for the club was purchased sometime after WWII, and a community effort ensued for several years to… Read More

TDS Bottled Water Test

WHAT IS THE BEST BOTTLED WATER IN PERU FOR YOUR $? In Peru, the expensive bottled water shipped halfway around the world can be found in the big chain grocery stores. Water like Fiji, and Evian for around $5.00 a bottle.  In this test, I used the most common bottled water found in Peru, where… Read More